[OS X TeX] LaTex Margin Help

Logan Hall logan.hall at asu.edu
Fri Mar 26 00:31:26 EST 2004

On Mar 25, 2004, at 9:58 PM, Robert Lyons wrote:

> Hello All,
> I am new to the list and fairly new to LaTex, so I  have a question 
> that I am sure that you can help me with. I am writing a book, and the 
> printer has some requirements for the margins as well as the header 
> and the footer. The only information that I have been able to find so 
> far was to use the Geometry package. This is what I have at this 
> point:
> \usepackage{geometry}
> \geometry {left=2.63in, right=2.63in, top=0.7in, bottom=4.7in}
> The problem is that I do not know how to set my header and my footer 
> with this command. These are the requirements from the printer
> Left Margin 2.63in
> Right Margin 2.63in
> Top Margin 0.7in
> Bottom Margin 4.7in
> Header 0.5in
> Footer 4.5in

Well, this is taken from the TeXShop latex template, but these commands 
may be helpful:

\textwidth = 6.5 in
\textheight = 9 in
\oddsidemargin = 0.0 in
\evensidemargin = 0.0 in
\topmargin = 0.0 in

Not sure how to set the Header and Footer margins though.
Logan Hall

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